Industry Postal History
Franklin County, Maine

a service of
V. F. Thomas Co. - P. O. Box 55 - Bass Harbor, Maine  04653
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(updated 22 April 2019)


Thank you for the contributions to this page from the Strout family collection.



Postmarks from Industry include:
Allen’s Mills
Industry
North Industry
West Industry
West Mills



Industry

1816 October 28:
   Industry post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1849 November 16:
   Manuscript postmark. (letter)
      

1879 October 24:
   Industry post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)


West Mills

1828 March 22:
   West Mills post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1905 March 25:
   The circular postmark is 29–30 mm in diameter. Note spelling of “Wests Mills”.
      

1932 July 30:
   West Mills post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)